Covid has changed almost every aspect of our lives over the last few months, one thing has remained the same - pregnancy and birth. With all of the uncertainty right now surrounding the process, both for first-time moms who are...
Feeding your little one can be confusing and overwhelming. Whether you have a picky eater or don't know where to start in introducing solid foods to your baby, there is help out there. I've found these Instagram influencers to...
With so much to think about when expecting a new baby, whether to preserve your baby’s stem cells from their cord blood and cord tissue might seem like just one more thing to add to the list.  Parents often have...
I recently had my second child. I live in a 4 bedroom house, so it's not small, but let me just tell you - it feels that way with the amount of toys, dirty diapers, swings, burp cloths, swaddles...
By the time I had my third child, I thought I had it all figured out. I knew we used Halo swaddles, Similac formula, and an Ergo carrier. These tools worked for the first two kids, and I expected...
Adjusting to a new baby sister or brother is a big transition for a toddler. Just think of all the things that surprised you as a new parent, even if  you read all the books. Toddlers have no clue...
I know that breastmilk is called liquid gold but if you’ve ever paid for baby formula, you may think liquid gold is what you’re buying. According to some estimates the typical cost of a month’s supply of formula is...
Making a baby can sometimes be easier than making mom friends. Getting out of the house may seem impossible while surviving the newborn sleepless stage, fluctuating hormones, an ever-evolving schedule, and finding clothes that fit (other than those mesh...
Just before my son was born, I was teaching a group of inquisitive 3- and 4- year olds in an emergent curriculum classroom. Emergent curriculum means following the children’s interests in whatever topics of study they choose while we...
This post has been edited, we removed Docatot because it is not safe for sleep. Always use manufacturers guidelines when it comes to their product. Thanks for reading! Last spring, pregnant with baby number three, my cell phone began to...
Throwing a baby shower for someone can be a source of stress. But, if you want to be a good friend or relative, you have to do it, right? You've probably had a shower thrown for you... and it's...
Infant sleep - two words that strike fear and anxiety in parents everywhere. I remember excitedly telling family, friends, and coworkers about my first pregnancy, and getting replies like “Better rest up now,” and “You’ll never sleep again!” I...
Last year a friend posted a sweet photo of her and her infant on social media. Captioned “Back to School” mom and daughter were at Starbucks enjoying a pumpkin spice latte and embracing a new tradition of getting out...
Mother and failure, two words if placed together inherently imply wrongdoing. When my son was diagnosed with failure to thrive I was devastated and guilt ridden. Things Don’t Go as Planned At 4 am on November 6, 2018, I found myself...

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Summer is here, and we've got you covered! Here's your resource for all things summer fun with children in the DC area. Click on the...